Christine Austin

Christine Austin, MAT

Assistant Professor

English Language Institute


Christine Austin joined George Fox as an assistant professor of education in 2010. In the nine years prior, she taught third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Pringle Elementary School in Salem, Oregon. She also taught fourth grade at Kennedy Elementary School from 1999 to 2001 and was a special instructional assistant for schools in the Salem and Keizer areas in the mid-1990s. She was also an ESL teacher at George Fox and Linfield College in the early 1990s.

Christine earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Willamette University in 1999 and a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and ESL certificate from Portland State in 1989. In the 1980s, she and her family lived in China for two years while teaching engineering students English.